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Freshman Preview Day

Freshman Preview Day is your one-stop-shop to learn all things Clayton State. During the event, you will get a chance to meet faculty, staff, current students, and your future classmates. Learn about the admissions and financial aid process. Talk to faculty and advisors about degree programs. And tour our freshman residence, Laker Hall.

Upcoming Freshman Preview Day

Our on-campus Freshman Preview Day event has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19, but we’re excited to offer virtual/online information sessions for prospective students to learn more about the student experience at Clayton State.

Sample Schedule

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Check In

  • Early Bird Tour to Freshman Residence Hall (8:00 AM – 8:30 AM)
  • Breakfast Refreshments
  • Afternoon General Campus Tour Registration
  • Student Success Info Sessions Registration

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM General Program

  • Program Opening
  • President’s Welcome
  • Admissions Overview
  • Financial Aid Presentation

10:00 AM – 10:40 AM Academic Info Sessions

  • Arts & Sciences
  • College of Information & Mathematical Sciences
  • College of Health
  • College of Business

10:45 AM – 11:40 AM Student Resource Fair

  • Center for Academic Success
  • Career Services
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Veterans Resource Center
  • Disability Services
  • Campus Life
  • Public Safety
  • University Health Services
  • Recreation & Wellness
  • Student Organizations

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Options Available (Want more insight into who we are? Choose which activities/sessions that will complete you visit us!) :

11:00 – 1:00 PM

  • Lunch provided
  • See Admissions and Financial Aid representatives

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM Student Success Info Sessions

  • Career Services
  • Campus Life

12:25 PM – 12:55 PM Student Success Info Sessions

  • Career Services
  • Campus Life
  • Summer Bridge

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

  • Campus Tours Offered

12:30 – 1:30 PM

  • Check Out

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! You can bring up to two guests with you. If another high school student is planning to attend Freshman Preview with you, we ask that they register separately.


We recommend comfortable clothes and shoes that are weather appropriate. You will be indoors and outdoors for parts of the event, so check the weather ahead of time.


Yes. We provide a complimentary lunch for you and your two guests.

Parking signs will be placed throughout the campus. You should park in Lot K or L. You can locate the lots by viewing our campus map.


Yes! The Activities Fair is an opportunity for you to meet faculty, students, and staff from various programs and departments around campus.

Clayton State University is steeped in history and tradition. You will see our historic Bent Tree and hear the story of how it came to be. You’ll also see our dining facilities, fitness center, our freshman housing, Laker Hall, and more!